Deschampsia antarctica É.Desv.

First published in C.Gay, Fl. Chil. 6: 338 (1854)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. South America to Antarctica. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Antarctica, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Chile Central, Chile South, Crozet Is., Falkland Is., Heard-McDonald Is., Kerguelen, South Georgia, South Sandwich Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chastain, A. (1961). La flore et la végétation des Iles Kerguelen. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Serie B. Botanique 11: 1-136.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2. Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Poncet, S. [HS_G10_11022022] South Georgia and the Islands K000370800 No
Cour, P. [413] French Southern and Antarctic Lands K001636623 No
Lechler, W. [1220] Argentina K000308343 Type Yes
Lourteig, A. [2393] French Southern and Antarctic Lands K001634739 Yes
Jolinon, J.C. [768] French Southern and Antarctic Lands K001634741 Yes
Peterson, P.M.; Salariato, D.L.; Soreng, R.J. [19196] Argentina K001614412 Yes
Lourteig, A. [2410] French Southern and Antarctic Lands K001636639 No
Charcot [s.n.] Antarctica K000703456 Yes
Lewis, R. [819] Falkland Islands K000299686 Yes
Argentina K000308344 Type Yes
Siple, P.A. [336] Antarctica K000703468 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards). GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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